Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Senator Joey Hensley, MD's Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review: March 7, 2024

Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 153

Senate advanced legislation to crack down on crime and hold criminals accountable

This week, the Senate advanced several bills to increase penalties for criminals, specifically repeat offenders and criminals who target children.

Dr. Benjamin Mauck Act

The Dr. Benjamin Mauck Act advanced this week to increase penalties for assault in a healthcare facility. On July 11, 2023, Dr. Benjamin Mauck was shot point blank three times in his Collierville medical facility. One week prior, his life had been threatened by the individual who savagely murdered him.

Legislation which I sponsored, passed out of...


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